Arts & Culture
There are several venues in North Texas that offer writing workshops, competitions and performance opportunities for aspiring poets and those who enjoy listening to poetry.
Art is what DFW does best. We’re home to some of the top art festivals in the world, and sping art festivals are an entertaining and inspiring part of the community’s culture.
Women’s History Month is celebrated by organizations, businesses and individuals nationwide in reverence of the substantial impacts that women have had on society.
President’s Day marks a special time of the year where the nation comes together to commemorate all of the advancements that have been made to build this great country. Dallas is the proud host of several educational exhibits and events that are put forth in honor of this momentous holiday. From museum exhibitions to year round lecture series, Dallas has multiple ways for its residents to learn about both presidential and American history just within the city’s walls.
Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love. Whether they are enjoying their first Valentine’s together or their fiftieth, couples often go out for dinner, followed by a show. Of course, the best shows for Valentine’s Day are always the romantic ones. Whether, serious or silly, they add an appropriate feeling to the night of love. To that end, here are some of the best options for shows in DFW this Valentine’s Day.
The DFW arts and theater community excels year after year with stellar performances that are Broadway worthy. The 2013 spring theater season is loaded with impressive shows.
As the weather cools down in DFW, bulky sweaters and plush scarves will become a staple in many winter wardrobes. These are the area’s best options for knitters.
The presidential inauguration is a monumental and significant point in American history as millions gather in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the election or re-election of the president. On Jan. 21 billions will watch worldwide as Barack Obama is again sworn in as the president of the United States for another four-year term. This year’s theme, “Faith in America’s Future” will prove to be more momentous than ever as America trudges past recent hardships. While it is not economically feasible for most to travel to D.C. for the ceremony, there are several ways within the DFW metroplex that residents may exhibit patriotism as they usher Barack Obama into a new season of his presidency.
From touchscreens to smartphones, technology and computers have inherently become a part of everyday life. For those in need of training, the DFW area offers these resources.
These talented DFW artists’ holiday craft ideas include affordable, easy-to-make gifts and cleverly upcycled decorations perfect for any holiday home.
Starring Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Cate Blanchett, “The Hobbit” movie’s excited fans are already buying advance tickets. Check out ways to bring Middle-Earth to DFW.
Kwanzaa, a celebration of African-American heritage, continues to grow in popularity across the country. DFW offers a variety of events that promote African American culture and education, and showcase immense talent. Enjoy young students singing hymns, gospel and classical music. Learn more about the rich culture in area communities. Kwanzaa begins Dec. 26 and ends on New Year’s Day, a cultural holiday rather than a religious one that focuses on unity, self-determination, responsibility, collaborative economics, purpose, creativity and devotion, and it’s all right here in Dallas Fort Worth.